The Bentley 3.5 Litre was presented to the public in 1933 and was the first model made after Bentley’s acquisition by Rolls Royce. The model was sold as a rolling chassis with the engine and gearbox, ready to be sent to the customer’s coachbuilder and receive a customized body and interior. The engine was developed from a Rolls-Royce straight-six unit and featured a high compression ratio, two SU carburetors and a sportier camshaft. Displacement was 3.7 liters, power output of 110 hp and top speed was recorded at 90 mph. Power was transmitted to the wheels via a four-speed manual transmission with synchromesh on 3rd and 4th gears. The suspension featured leaf springs on all four wheels and brakes were servo-assisted all around. In total, 1,177 units of the Bentley 3.5 Litre were made and Park Ward bodied half of the production.
If you’re looking to buy a Bentley 3.5 Litre, you might already know a lot about the model. Bentleys of the era were called Derby Bentley because they were manufactured in the Rolls-Royce factory located in the city of Derby in England. Should you have any questions on this particular model or any other classics, please don’t hesitate to reach out to The Beverly Hills Car Club. The team is composed of knowledgeable and passionate classic car experts who are always happy to chat with other enthusiasts. Moreover, the team is known for having a large inventory of classics for sale and your dream Bentley 3.5 Litre might just be waiting for you in the Los Angeles showroom.
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